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World War II Veteran: Phyllis Freymann Koopman

posted on September 6, 2007 at 11:35 AM

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Phyllis served in the Waves as an Aviation Machinists Mate 3rd Class. The Navy opened to women in the summer of 1943, and Phyllis joined that fall, as soon as she turned 20.

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